The Week at World's End: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)
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The Week at World's End: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages
Published: 02/09/2021

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Waterstones Says

The finest practitioner of historical fiction for children writing today, Emma Carroll delivers yet another enthralling adventure, this time set in 1960s England as the Cuban Missile Crisis and a runaway girl threaten to expose a shattering secret.

Signed Edition - includes exclusive additional short story, endpapers and orange foiling

A standard edition is available here

Britain, 1962

'Who are you?' I asked. 'You don't know who I am? You mean, it's not been on the news?' The girl glanced from Ray to me and back again. 'It's better I don't tell you,' she said firmly.

Nothing ever happens in World's End Close. So when Stevie discovers a runaway girl in her coal shed, the first thing she does is fetch her best friend, Ray. Both are dying for a bit of adventure, and when the girl begs for help, they readily agree. Yet they soon realise they've taken on more than they bargained for. The girl, Anna, reveals she's on the run from people who are trying to poison her. Meanwhile, on the news, the Americans and Russians are arguing over missiles in Cuba. As the threat of war grows, Anna's behaviour becomes more mysterious. And when Stevie unearths a dark family secret, she wonders if Anna has come to World's End Close on purpose, with a special message just for her...

An enthralling thriller, perfect for our tumultuous times.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571372485
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
Edition: Main

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Scott Evans (The Reader Teacher/MrEPrimary)

“With the power of her pen, Emma Carroll makes history come ALIVE.”

This story of hope & humanity amongst hostility speaks for itself. Finding your voice, freedom, feminism, fighting for what’s right; it has it ALL. Even nods to Letters from the Lighthouse. With the power of her... More

“Superb!!”

Emma Carroll is a brilliant author, very happy to recommend any and all of her books.
This latest one is truly excellent, to me the message very much is 'you can make a difference'!
It addresses war,... More

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Jo Clarke

“I was gripped from start to finish, this book is an absolute triumph and I absolutely loved it!”

A new book from Emma Carroll is always a highlight in my literary year, so when an early copy of ‘The Week at World’s End,’ dropped through my letterbox I had to abandon everything and read it straight away. Set... More

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